12 months
9608 USD/year
9608 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The School of Nursing at San Diego State University offers a graduate curriculum leading to the Master of Science (MS) degree in Nursing.


Key facts

This degree is available to qualified applicants who desire advanced professional roles in nursing. The graduate program requires a minimum of 36 units and is designed for either full-time or part-time study.

Professional Preparation

Graduates of the Nursing program at San Diego State University are prepared for advanced professional roles as nurse clinicians, researchers, educators, and leaders in global healthcare.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Practice Nursing of Adults and the Elderly
  • Community Health Nursing: School Nursing (admissions currently suspended)
  • Nursing Education (admissions currently suspended)
  • Nursing Leadership in Health Care Systems
  • Women’s Health and Midwifery

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • a baccalaureate degree with a major in nursing from a program accredited by the National League for Nursing or Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. RNs with a bachelors or masters degree in another field without an upper division major in nursing or who have deficiencies will be considered on an individual basis and may be required to enroll in designated undergraduate courses and graduate courses beyond the minimum units necessary for advanced degrees
  • a California license to practice registered nursing
  • satisfactorily completed a course in statistics (Statistics 250 or equivalent) with a grade of C or better

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    9608 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9608 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9608 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9608 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for San Diego

1400 - 2455 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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